Shipping to Japan

Our international shipping services for Japan

Planning on shipping to Japan? The Delivery Group is here to help. Our fast team of professionals can get your parcels, pallets or other consignments shipped to mainland Japan in as little as just three working days, with express delivery options available. If you’re looking to expand your business with international deliveries, we at The Delivery Group can deliver your goods across Asia.

If it’s your first time shipping an international delivery, our team can guide you through every step when shipping to Japan from the UK. We offer round-the-clock support, as well as each parcel delivery being fully trackable, with its own unique tracking number, through our app.

We make shipping to Japan from the UK easy – contact us today to get started.

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Some of the companies we work with

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Royal London

Our experience is that they are a company that delivers on their promises. They work hard to understand our priorities, are flexible and supportive and I’d have no hesitation in recommending them.

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With the ability to open up the network and provide full visibility of the mailing pipeline along with meaningful management information provision tailored to our needs consistently confirm why we chose them as our postal partner of choice.



The Delivery Group has been a loyal and long-standing service partner to Latcham for many years. We have developed and expanded our use of services from Downstream Access Mail services to now include E-comm and Pallet services. We have engagement at a strategic board level as well as highly responsive Account Management that enables us to work in partnership with them – Business Manager


As a major UK Retailer and online Brand our Marketing activity is reliant upon Direct Mail being consistently delivered to consumers in-line with our schedule. The Delivery Group have worked proactively with us for many years to ensure that this is achieved and helps to maximise the effectiveness of our Direct Marketing activity.

British Gas

British Gas

The Delivery Group are a critical part of our supply chain through their provision of services for both time sensitive Direct Mail and critical Transactional Mall communications. We have worked together for many years and benefit from a strong working relationship.– Senior Account Manager.



As a Mail Order company, we rely upon working with a delivery partner that provides a flexible and reliable service delivery operation and an Account Management team that understands and reacts to the needs of our business. We enjoy the experience of working with The Delivery Group.– Head of Logistics

Central Mailing Services

Central Mailing Services

During a recent review of suppliers within the Downstream Access Marketplace, Central Mailing Services identified The Delivery Group as our preferred partner. They provide a proactive and flexible approach that meets the needs of our dynamic and customer-focused culture. – Director



The Delivery Group are responsive to the changing requirements of our fast-paced E-commerce fulfilment business. They work with us to accommodate our needs and provide a punctual and reliable collection and delivery services.– Business Owner

Hub Europe

Hub Europe

The E-commerce fulfilment services provided by The Delivery Group provide a reliable and cost-effective solution for our business. The services are easy to use and are provided through a flexible approach to daily collections and professional Account Management.– CEO Hub Europe Ltd

Shipping to Japan from the UK

Partnering with The Delivery Group will also see your deliveries being carried out at the fastest, and most cost-effective, rate you can find on the market. Our systems can get you the best rates from the highest quality carriers.

Your very own account manager is also here to help you through every step of your delivery too. Worried about Brexit, Japanese customs charges and clearances when shipping to Japan from the UK? We’ve got you covered, having your own account manager means that we will deal with all of the bureaucracy so you don’t have to.

Why choose The Delivery Group for shipping to Japan from the UK?

We’re proud of our courier services, and our team of skilled international couriers can collect your large and small items from anywhere in the UK in order to transport, ship and deliver them via ship and air freight as efficiently as possible. No matter where you are, and no matter where your recipient is, your parcel can be delivered in as little as three days. Other companies that ship to Japan can’t guarantee such quick service. You will also be given the option to choose your own delivery speed and choice of mail carrier, so you can have the best possible price and service which is tailored to you and your recipient.

We can deliver your parcels anywhere in Japan from the UK, some popular locations that we can deliver to in Japan include: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hokkaido, Okinawa, Fukushima, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and many more.

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Benefits of choosing The Delivery Group for your shipping to Japan from the UK

By choosing The Delivery Group for your parcel shipping to Japan, you can instantly receive a number of benefits:

Express and Time-Specific Deliveries

Deliveries are our thing here at The Delivery Group, so we know just how important it is to be meeting deadlines, so getting your item to its recipient in a secure and efficient way is our top priority. So if you need a shipment out and received on a specific date, we can provide time-specific collection and delivery options to make the whole process as simple as possible. We can receive your package in Brighton, and have it delivered in Tokyo at a time that suits you best. All you need to do is supply the correct address, and when it needs to be at its destination, and we will take care of everything else.

From door-to-door, we can ensure the safe arrival of your items within three working days, with standard, express, and specific shipping options available to suit any budget.

Personal Account Managers

Dealing with all the bureaucratic parts of sending anything internationally can be tiresome when you’re dealing with it frequently, and we’re certain you would prefer to have someone else do it for you. This fact alone is why we provide account managers when your deliveries are handled by The Delivery Group. Your account manager oversees every part of the process of shipping to Japan from the UK, taking care of Japanese customs and documentation. So, If you have any questions regarding fees, Brexit, Japanese customs, or even changing or cancelling your delivery, they will be your first port of call – and they will be more than happy to help.

Fully trackable with help from our App

No more Googling “how long does it take to ship something to Japan”, we have your back. We know you want to know where your package is, and what stage it’s at in its delivery, we also know it’s exciting to see the journey of your package when shipping to Japan from the UK, which is why we have implemented fully trackable parcels to see how long they’ll be. Alongside tracking, we have also launched a free The Delivery Group app, wherein you can insert your unique tracking number to receive an update on the whereabouts of your package and how long it will be. Your recipient will no longer be waiting by the window for their long-awaited parcel, you can simply update them with the tracking details so they know when to expect it too.

Helping With Shipping to Japan for eCommerce Businesses

If you have an online business, we will work to make sure you receive the best delivery service for the benefit of your business. We can offer multiple benefits to aid your business trade overseas:

  • 72-hour deliveries
  • Proof of delivery
  • Bespoke management information and reporting
  • High-speed tracking throughout our network
  • And more

For more details and benefits, check out our page on sending parcels as an eCommerce business.

Clients we work with

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How much does shipping to Japan from the UK cost?

There is no predetermined shipping cost to Japan from the UK, we offer bespoke shipping costs per person, and our team will help you find the cheapest shipping to Japan, as well as the safest and efficient. We will do everything in our power to offer you the best prices possible for the best services possible. Each price we provide is calculated based on the weight, dimensions and volume of products you’re planning on shipping to Japan from the UK.

Shipping with us is the cheapest way to ship to Japan. To see the cost of shipping to Japan for your parcel, contact us today so we can find you the best price.

Contact us today to send your parcel to Japan

In order to benefit you, and to make the whole process of shipping to Japan from the UK as efficient and easy as possible, we do everything we can to streamline our services and tailor them to fit your needs. Our fast, cost-effective, and secure delivery services will benefit you anywhere in the world. Whether you’re shipping to Japan from the UK or somewhere else, our worldwide tracking and specific delivery services for any budget will help you worldwide.

If you would like to see how much our bespoke shipping to Japan will be for your goods, contact us today.

Addressing parcels for postage to Japan

When sending parcels for delivery to Japan, it’s important you correctly label the address to ensure it does not become lost in the post. We have labelled the address guidelines for sending parcels to Japan below:

  • First name & last name of the recipient
  • Name of the building, apartment and room number
  • House number, street and/or town/village
  • City, province/state/prefecture
  • Postcode and country

For Example:

  • To Mrs Aiya Chinami
  • Rex Akasaka Residence, Room 500
  • 1-23- 4 Akasaka, Minato – Ku
  • Tokyo – to, 107 – 0052
  • Japan

Some important notes to remember:

  • The two words “ku” and “to” are not essential to include, but they help to separate the city and prefecture.
  • The numbers (1-23-4) indicate the:
    • District code
    • Block number
    • And the building number

What can I send in a parcel to Japan?

As with almost every country, and all companies that ship to Japan, there are notable prohibitions and restrictions that you need to take into account before shipping from the UK to Japan.

Some prohibited items include:

  • Firearms, parts and accessories thereof, ammunition
  • Narcotics
  • Psychotropic substances
  • Lithium batteries and equipment containing lithium batteries
  • Live animals
  • Any meat and meat products which are from or via an import prohibition area
  • Any meat and meat products without an inspection certificate issued by a government agency of the exporting country.
  • Meat and edible meat offal
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
  • Dairy produce; birds’ eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

For an expanded list of prohibitions and restrictions for UK to Japan shipping, please visit Royal Mail’s website.

To find out more, please visit the Australian government’s page on customs and import.